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Institutional Accreditation

Program Accreditation and Certifications

Program Recognitions


Institutional Accreditation

Lamar State College – Orange is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate of arts, associate of science, associate of applied science degrees, and certificates of completion.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097, by telephone 404-679-4500, or by visiting the website http://www.sacscoc.org for questions regarding the accreditation of Lamar State College – Orange. Normal inquiries about the institution such as admission requirements, financial aid, education programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Lamar State College – Orange and not to the Commission’s office.  The Commission should be contacted only if there is evidence that appears to support the institution’s significant non-compliance with a requirement or standard of The Principles of Accreditation: Foundations for Quality Enhancement.

Reaffirmation Information

Program Accreditations and Certifications 

Program Accrediting/Certification Agency Dates
Basic Nursing Program Texas Department of Health & Human Services - Long Term Care Division 2014
Emergency Medical Services Texas Department of State Health Services 2015-2019
Pharmacy Technology American Society of Health - System Pharmacies 2009-2013
Upward Mobility Nursing Texas Board of Nursing 2014
Vocational Nursing Texas Board of Nursing 2014


Program Recognition

Program Recognized By Dates
Process Technology Program NAPTA North American Process Technology Alliance


(Mike Reeder, Eddie Burns, Earl Geis, Sally Barrett, HR-DuPont, & David Mumbach, Invista)
April 2013
Process Technology Program Texas Skills Standards Board


(Eddie Burns & Andy Ellard, General Manager of Manda Machine Company, Inc., Dallas, TX)
October 2011

 Article from Beaumont Enterprise